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Clinton High School

Public | 9-12 | 395 students

 
 

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3 stars


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Posted May 6, 2010

It's a great school with a higher standard of employment, the teachers are always working their hardest and are kind and caring.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 2, 2009

Clinton High School is a great place to be. I'm not from Michigan originally, so being a transfer made things awkward and had me feeling uneasy. Being put into the Clinton School System really helped me become comfortable and make friends. Clinton High School is a great choice for school because it is small, so students get more time with their teachers for help and attention. If a student wants to excel then Clinton High will definitely help them become who they want to be. I love being a Redskin. I am so proud to say Clinton High is my home school. If you want yourself or your child to attend a great high school then Clinton High should be your first and only choice.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 4, 2008

We are a school of choice family & picked this school as it is a smaller community which offers students individual attention, has high expectations for success and graduation of each student while offering a secure, disiplined environment in which to succeed. The students and faculty at this school welcomed our children and immediately made them feel a part of the school. While not all of the teachers have been good, the majority are superior and have afforded a great education for our students. The counseling department is greatly involved in helping to direct students in picking classes and ensuring that the goals that they set out to obtain, are achieved. Good guidance in college prep.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 23, 2005

Clinton high is a great school for eduction. They work one on one with students. They help you with the students trouble areas and help them strive in what they are good at. they are there for thier studends to help them decide on what would be the best career path for the student. They school provides an excellent education for the students and helps the students prepare for college and work life.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted October 27, 2004

All that seems to matter at thi school are grades. This would not be a bad thing except for the fact that parents dont encourage their children to work hard for them. All they do is try to intimidate teachers by trying to get them fired if they dont do what they want. For example if a student is on the football team all teachers will be pressured into passing when all they deserve is a f. Go to a nearby school like tecumseh or manchester.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 26% in 2014.

90 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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41%

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37%
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About the tests


In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 29% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
24%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 53% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 26% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
25%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 38% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
37%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 50% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
49%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MME test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
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How schools in the state rate:

19%
of schools in the state are Below average
55%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

The graphs below compare this school's results in each area to other schools in the district and state.

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ACT participation

96%

Average ACT score

22

Graduation rate

93%


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 MEAP results from the state of Michigan.

2 This rating is based on composite ACT scores from 2012-13 and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2011-12. ACT participation represents the percentage of 11th graders taking the ACT. Because the ACT is mandated in Michigan high schools, ACT participation is NOT included in the GreatSchools rating.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 69%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Hispanic 1% 6%
African-American N/A 18%
American Indian 0% 1%
Asian 0% 3%
Native Hawaiian N/A 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 31%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr. Kevin Beazley
Fax number
  • (517) 456-2042

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340 East Michigan Ave
Clinton, MI 49236
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Phone: (517) 456-6511

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